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Stuyvesant – Fish House

 
 
Stuyvesant – Fish House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. Stuyvesant – Fish House Marker
Inscription.
This early Federal style residence was built for Elizabeth Stuyvesant when she married Major Nicholas Fish, a hero of the Revolutionary War. It was a gift from her father, Petrus Stuyvesant, great-grandson of Peter Stuyvesant, and was one of five houses owned by the family on this once private lane. Hamilton Fish, who was born here in 1808, became successively New York’s Governor and Senator and served as Grant’s Secretary of State. Lafayette was entertained here during his triumphal visit of 1824.

[ Right Plaque ]
Hamilton Fish House
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1975
National Park Service
Uited States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1970 by New York Community Trust.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.802′ N, 73° 59.319′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Stuyvesant Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on Stuyvesant Street between E 9th and E 10th Streets.
National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. National Historic Landmark Marker
Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Stuyvesant Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hebrew Technical Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel D. Tompkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery (about 500 feet away); Ukranian Americans World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Petrus Stuyvesant (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Petrus Stuyvesant (about 500 feet away); Cooper Union (about 600 feet away); Stuyvesant Polyclinic (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Stuyvesant Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Marker on Stuyvesant Street
Both markers can be seen in this photo of the Stuyvesant – Fish House.
21 Stuyvesant Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. 21 Stuyvesant Street
This house was built on land originally owned by Peter Stuyvesant, last Governor of New Amsterdam. Stuyvesant Street used to be a driveway from Bouwerie Road (now 3rd Ave) to the home of Gov. Stuyvesant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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